Why You Should Never Kiss Your Pet

why you should never kiss your pet or let them lick your face are you a cat person or dog person then perhaps you have a pet of your own how do you treat them statistics reveal that almost all pet owners consider their pets to be part of the family given these realities it's no surprise that kissing animals is a common practice but is it safe we want you to know all the hidden dangers that can be lurking in giving your four-legged friend a big hug in a kiss it is likely that you will never kiss your pet again after watching this video our dog's mouth cleaner than human mouths okay that's a total urban legend Marty Becker the author of Chicken Soup for the Soul of the dog owner dispels his popular prejudice when he says all you have to do is look watch the smell and you realize that it's not true they raid the garbage can you know we give each other a peck on the cheek when we say hello they give each other a peck on the rear end how many bacteria are there in the dogs saliva this is what John Oxford professor of virology and bacteriology at the Queen Mary University of London says about how many bacteria your dog's muzzle and mouth can carry it is not just what is carried in saliva dogs spent half their life with their noses in nasty corners we're hovering over other dog's droppings so their muzzles are full of bacteria viruses and germs of all sorts now what about the saliva of dogs is it sanitary they lick their wounds after all and it speeds up the process of the recovery right well this one isn't a complete myth but such features are typical not only of animal saliva but human saliva as well what is more licking wounds is only useful for removing dirt blood and bacteria from the wound later it only harms the damaged skin vets have their reasons for putting on cones preventing pets from licking their stitches after an operation have you started thinking hard about the necessity to avoid kissing your pet not yet then watch further what might happen if these bacterias get into your body the viruses and germs that live in animals saliva can cause serious health problems in humans this is what happened to one british woman who contracted an infection from her dog saliva she began to notice that her speech sounded more and more slurred that made her worry and she contacted a doctor blood tests revealed that she had an infection due to cap no saito FATA Kenna Moore says bacteria commonly found in the mouths of dogs and cats as the woman didn't have any marks or bites or scratches the doctors came to the conclusion that the bacteria was transferred through the dog's kisses moreover this case wasn't the only one thirteen similar problems were registered across the UK what other diseases can you catch from your pet unfortunately the list of infections which can be contracted between people and their pets is frightened Ling Li long ringworm infection is one of the most common diseases that you can get from kissing your dog or cat if your pet is infected with ringworm and you kiss them then you'll catch the disease too it may sound as if this infection is caused by a worm but in fact the reason is a fungus on humans it itches a lot and looks like a red circle of skin which appeals away mr sa infection usually affects the skin as well and it can be caused by just one lick from your dog cap no sight aphasia canna Morse's is a bacterium that can cause serious health problems if it enters your body through an open wound to sum it up bacterial infections parasite infections fungal infections viral infections you name it it will be there all of them can be transmitted to a person from their beloved furry family members now we're going to tell you how to prevent health risks associated with owning a pet first of all you should know that if you feel under the weather we're about to fall ill skip close contact with your pet why your immune system is weakened at such moments as a result the body's natural protection is not that strong so while in any other case you would be able to fight off an infection from your pet under these circumstances you are more likely to catch also there are other rules to follow don't kiss your animals don't let them lick your face don't ever feed your pets at the table and never share your dishes with them wash your hands thoroughly after having any contact with animals vaccinate your pet against common diseases promptly use special antibacterial and antifungal shampoos when you wash your pets make sure your dog or cat has no contact with wild or stray animals when walking your dog watch that they don't eat anything off the street don't give them raw eggs meat or fish regularly clean and disinfect your pets feeding bowl and do general cleaning in the house using disinfecting solutions see a vet immediately if your pet is not feeling well or if he or she refuses to eat or suffers from digestive orders stick to these rules and you and your ball of fluff will be healthy and happy did you 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40 thoughts on “Why You Should Never Kiss Your Pet

  1. Noo…It's completely wrong…If u kissed or loved ur dog..Then the love will increased day to day..Not the infection…?????

  2. I have 3 dogs and we have been kissing each other since I was baby and before that humans have been with dogs/wolfs for thousands of years and were fine, plus there is no point on having a dog if you can't love them also the dog will start to resent you if the can't kiss you because it is a sign of trust and you loving the dog

  3. Omg‼I can't believe I just wasted 3 minutes on this. Can I get those minutes back. Don't kiss your pet. ??‍♂️

  4. Chances of contracting these diseases must be pretty slim, considering how many people own pets and have never had issues.

  5. I don't let my fur baby lick my cuts .and go near my mouth the cheek is okay but not near the mouth no way


  7. I was lying on my floor and my dog ran up and liked me and I was trying to hide my face then he licked inside my mouth ???

  8. This video is a little misleading. There is a difference between you kissing your dog and letting your dog kiss you and/or lick your face and your mouth. I'm wondering why this distinction is not made here. Though good hygiene habits are always important, this video almost comes off as anti-pet. Kissing my dogs on the muzzle and on the head has actually been a valuable tool for bonding and affirmation of good behavior on their part. Keep good hygiene habits in mind, maybe refrain from letting them lick your face or mouth, but always kiss your dog!

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